There Are Spying Eyes Everywhere—and Now They Share a Brain

Security cameras. License plate readers. Smartphone trackers. Drones. We’re being watched 24/7. What happens when all those data streams fuse into one?ONE AFTERNOON IN the fall of 2019, in a grand old office building near the Arc de Triomphe, I was buzzed through an unmarked door into a showroom for the future of surveillance. The space … Continue reading There Are Spying Eyes Everywhere—and Now They Share a Brain

90 ADVOCACY GROUPS BEG TECH TITANS ‘DO NOT SELL THIS’ TO U.S. GOV OR IT WILL BE USED AGAINST US ALL!

https://youtu.be/CU_c9FWIa7s What has 90 Advocacy Groups screaming to the Tech Titans of Google, Amazon and Microsoft to ‘not sell this’ to the U.S. Government or they will use it to exploit us all.  It is racist, it is discriminatory it is an Orwellian device beyond any measure.  Once released fully on a population there will … Continue reading 90 ADVOCACY GROUPS BEG TECH TITANS ‘DO NOT SELL THIS’ TO U.S. GOV OR IT WILL BE USED AGAINST US ALL!

Air travel ‘without your passport leaving your pocket’

New technologies are helping to tackle one of the great scourges of air travel - airport queues. But at what cost to our privacy? Queues to check-in and drop your bags, at security, at passport control and finally queues at your boarding gate. Air travel can be a frustrating business, even if these queues are largely a … Continue reading Air travel ‘without your passport leaving your pocket’

India’s Top Court Rules Massive Biometric Identity Database Legal

NEW DELHI—India’s highest court ruled that the world’s largest biometric identification database doesn’t infringe on citizens’ privacy rights—but needs some new limitations. The country’s controversial Aadhaar program uses photos, finger and eye scans and has already signed up more than 1 billion people. It has sparked an intense global debate over how far a democracy should … Continue reading India’s Top Court Rules Massive Biometric Identity Database Legal

THE END OF PRIVACY: New facial recognition app allows users to identify STRANGERS in crowd

New app Findface manages to identify people in a crowd. The new Russian app, FindFace, allows users to photograph people in a crowd and work out their identities, with 70 per cent reliability. The app works by comparing photographs to profile pictures on the social network Vkontakte, which has more than 200million accounts in Russia and the … Continue reading THE END OF PRIVACY: New facial recognition app allows users to identify STRANGERS in crowd

MasterCard will approve purchases by scanning your face

This fall, MasterCard will start experimenting with a new program: approving online purchases with a facial scan. At checkout, you’ll be asked to hold up your phone and snap a photo. MasterCard’s thinking? It’s easier than remembering a password. “The new generation, which is into selfies … I think they’ll find it cool. They’ll embrace it,” said … Continue reading MasterCard will approve purchases by scanning your face

Moving Toward The Mark of The Beast: Windows 10 Will Log You In Using Your Biometric Data

Windows 10 Will Log You In Using Your Biometric Data -news.filehippo.com Are you looking forward to Windows 10? Many people are thanks to the resounding disappointment Windows 8 seemed to be with the masses. The last Windows version I used was 7, and I have to say I thought it ran smoothly and I don’t … Continue reading Moving Toward The Mark of The Beast: Windows 10 Will Log You In Using Your Biometric Data

Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments at US Customs

Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments at US Customs - motherboard.vice.com The ​facial recognition pilot program launched last week by US Customs and Border Protection, which civil liberties advocates say could lead to new potentially privacy-invading programs, is just the first of three biometric experiments that the feds are getting ready to launch. The three experiments … Continue reading Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments at US Customs

SMILE’ – U.S. Customs Quietly Launches Facial Recognition Experiment at DC Airport.

SMILE' - U.S. Customs Quietly Launches Facial Recognition Experiment at DC Airport. By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai Gearing up for the mark of the Beast The next time you come back from overseas and flash your American passport at Washington, DC’s Dulles airport, customs officers might take a picture of you and use facial recognition technology to … Continue reading SMILE’ – U.S. Customs Quietly Launches Facial Recognition Experiment at DC Airport.